161: Strong Support Systems with Manuel Succari
Manuel Succari is from Panama but is currently living in Taiwan studying Japanese. He’s played for team Panama in two World Magic Cups and made top 8 of the most recent one. When his schedule and budget allow, he enjoys attending Grand Prixs and has a personal best record of 11-4.
What makes Magic: The Gathering fun for you?
The competitive aspect of the game is very appealing.
Level Up moment
Grand Prix Taipei 2016
Worst Magic Moment
Grand Prix Tokyo, Manuel flew to Tokyo, prepared a lot and didn’t make day 2. He felt like quitting but his support system held him up and encouraged him to not give up.
Proudest Magic Moment
Top 8 of World Magic cup 2016
Advice to Yourself 5 Years Ago
“You can do it.”
Biggest Mistake Players Make
Choosing the wrong deck of the sub-optimal choice. Plan the deck you know the best and feel most comfortable with.
How to Effectively Prepare for a Big Event
Practice early and practice a lot. Test every Top deck from the Pro Tour and see which resonates with you.
What’s in Your Tournament Bag
Deck, Dice, Tokens
Play at least a match a day.
Advice to New Standard Player
Ask a lot of questions and practice.
Have fun playing the game.
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